In this section you will find extensive information on state and social security benefits that may be available to you and your family. You will also find information on financial aspects that affect family carers.
Under the heading carers legal position you will find information on all the legal regulations affecting carers including carer’s legislation, Scotland’s carer strategy and national carer campaigns as well as the rights awarded to dependent older people.
Under the heading financial aspects it contains an overview of benefits and tax breaks for older people or those sick or disabled and also information on the costs of caregiving and how to access private health care.
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